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Featured Poet: Louis Macneice

Louis Macneice's last poem was Thalassa. It was found amongst his possessions after his death in 1963. Macneice, a friend and contemporary of Auden, Yeats and Day-Lewis, lost his Irish Protestant faith, along with his accent, in his 20's but remained fiercely Irish his whole life. I have only recently discovered Macneice, and have been wondering why I have not come across him before. Thalassa, his last poem and my first of his, has big themes of life, death, bravery and determinism. Prayer before Birth similarly deals with big themes including the "isms" of his time: communism and fascism. And while the big themes can be easily spotted in the words there is something else that emerges fo

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